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EJ Dionne @EJDionne Washington, D.C.

Wash Post Georgetown Brookings NPR MSNBC. Author of "Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country." Preorder here: https://t.co/PdzzCNf3pm

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This man who spends a lot of time in a golf cart at his resorts for the ultrarich is about as populist as the peopl… https://t.co/r88WAIuaHO
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Biden leads #Trump 53% to 43% among registered voters, 51-46 among registered voters who say they’re certain to vo… https://t.co/2pBOZH59yn
5/31
2020
Look who I ran into today? https://t.co/H8dQbZQlyp“The transcripts today quote Flynn telling Kislyak, ‘Do not, do not uh, allow this (Obama) administration to box us… https://t.co/huY4WNzcZ6“The president’s indifference to collective mourning is of a piece with a political movement that denies our collec… https://t.co/1sY3Gh4Fz9I appreciated the opportunity to discuss with ⁦@nytdavidbrooks⁩ & ⁦@NPRKelly⁩ @NPR⁩ what real leaders — including… https://t.co/RbEQ5IsQPMThis is an exceptionally good conservative case for the Democratic Party, New Deal liberalism — and by extension, s… https://t.co/LPyoW1aTTf
5/30
2020
From @JoeBiden's remarks: "The original sin of this country still stains our nation today and sometimes we manage t… https://t.co/8Ocz4VtMo2
Retweeted by EJ DionneThanks @NPRKelly⁩ & the production team at ⁦@npratc⁩ for creating one of the most moving moments of radio I’ve ever… https://t.co/H3oQaMzuTp
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“Given our country’s history of racism — expressed in slavery...and continuing white supremacy — it is simply wrong… https://t.co/RyDmeY3294“Addressing the inequities that existed long before the pandemic requires immediate policy responses, as well as lo… https://t.co/iO44XHgyOC#Trump “does not accept that he has any...obligation...to use the White House’s formidable communications powers to… https://t.co/FumjodN9BtThis ⁦@paulwaldman1⁩ piece about an ad encouraging Republicans to vote against #Trump is very good. And it’s worth… https://t.co/BrvHYiiWN4My colleague ⁦@Eugene_Robinson⁩ notes that while he has ways to speak out, “I wonder how I’d feel if I lacked these… https://t.co/is40QFumnFWhy are so many people using a passive framing to describe Trump's tweet glorifying violence, by saying that he is… https://t.co/isPGBLdR5E
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5/29
2020
Hearing the voices of so many Presidents leading the nation through historic times of mourning--narrated by… https://t.co/UQiBIQHF7U
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Trump and his supporters shout about “reopening the economy” as they demonize scientists & “experts.” It’s fake po… https://t.co/THlI41V8Bb“#Trump is not merely using state power to try to bully Twitter into refraining from fact-checking him. He’s also u… https://t.co/O2oDaTJORfMy nominee for the most misleading sentence in American politics: Donald Trump is a populist. No. The man who spend… https://t.co/pwHUl5xDDw
Retweeted by EJ DionneThanks @NPRKelly⁩ & the production team at ⁦@npratc⁩ for creating one of the most moving moments of radio I’ve ever… https://t.co/H3oQaMzuTpThanks @NPRKelly @nytdavidbrooks @EJDionne for this. Words matter. At times such as these they allow us to share wi… https://t.co/7eBfxWDyXI
Retweeted by EJ DionneMy nominee for the most misleading sentence in American politics: Donald Trump is a populist. No. The man who spend… https://t.co/pwHUl5xDDw"When Trump mocked Biden for wearing a mask, his Democratic foe dubbed the president 'an absolute fool.' Biden was… https://t.co/Pp48YdPqnG
Retweeted by EJ Dionne @PaulBegala Thanks, Paul!My friend ⁦@EJDionne⁩ is so smart. If Trump is a populist, I am the starting QB for the Houston Texans. Trump ne… https://t.co/8ztEEN6p1W
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“Opening up the economy” sounds good. But #Trump’s hostility to health & safety rules translates those words to mea… https://t.co/Kw02BzusBP
Retweeted by EJ DionneSo, so powerful to hear the voices and words of past presidents - from Lincoln to FDR to Bush to Obama - seeking to… https://t.co/5JMHoRLj1B
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5/28
2020
“Opening up the economy” sounds good. But #Trump’s hostility to health & safety rules translates those words to mea… https://t.co/Kw02BzusBPThis is an important piece from ⁦@ThePlumLineGS⁩: that “real nightmare scenario for this fall’s elections” is a ser… https://t.co/W3xEjYzEtn#Trump, the Brand X (ie, fake) populist. He draws angry lines of division between a nasty, mask-wearing, church-hat… https://t.co/bRDVyiwxBTI've also written: Trump Is Wrong About Dangers of Absentee Ballots: https://t.co/Q6oHbhXjMW and Trump’s bogus atta… https://t.co/9YNGGtf6K1
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5/27
2020
Jacob Hacker’s essay in ⁦@theprospect⁩, “The Progressive Pursuit of a Bolder Biden,” describes my book “Code Red”… https://t.co/X86vGWz76hThe #Trump-#McConnell plan is explained this way by ⁦@willwilkinson⁩: “Steadfast federal inaction will suffice to s… https://t.co/odGchWxygg“#Trump is prioritizing the weaving of an illusory return to normalcy over taking steps within his power to make th… https://t.co/OUzQtGt4v5If #Trump wasn’t worried before (and his mad tweeting suggests he is very worried already) this new poll should pet… https://t.co/ndYec5CBwm“We not only want to find significance in the lives of the dead but also seek reasons to move forward and find insp… https://t.co/NelsqkqNOq
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5/26
2020
I’ll forever honor a high school teacher who urged me before my dad’s wake not be offended if people said silly thi… https://t.co/KGGLt0V8AS
Retweeted by EJ DionneI’ll forever honor a high school teacher who urged me before my dad’s wake not be offended if people said silly thi… https://t.co/KGGLt0V8ASFacing 100,000 deaths on this Memorial Day, we can recall Lincoln confronting the slaughter at Gettysburg proposing… https://t.co/y1fsYXazyX
Retweeted by EJ DionneFacing 100,000 deaths on this Memorial Day, we can recall Lincoln confronting the slaughter at Gettysburg proposing… https://t.co/y1fsYXazyXThe dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and… https://t.co/TWlBjtkyoNWe will honor this Memorial Day confronting 100,000 deaths from a pandemic. Unlike wars, pandemics have no stated p… https://t.co/hi0ofr8s5t
Retweeted by EJ DionneWe will honor this Memorial Day confronting 100,000 deaths from a pandemic. Unlike wars, pandemics have no stated p… https://t.co/hi0ofr8s5t
5/25
2020
Martin Luther King Jr. preached the possibility that “unearned suffering is redemptive.” We would like to believe,… https://t.co/Fb6Jv3mEgX
Retweeted by EJ DionneMartin Luther King Jr. preached the possibility that “unearned suffering is redemptive.” We would like to believe,… https://t.co/Fb6Jv3mEgX @DraperRobert I am so sorry, Robert. And it is heartbreaking that you could not be with her. Please know that the l… https://t.co/EhltRcnQxo @Fly_Pete @YoYo_Ma @kstaff1 I told my wife last night that I still remember being bowled over when I heard that fir… https://t.co/Sn3R11zDF4Thank you @EJDionne Claude Bolling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio (Remastered) Claude Bolling https://t.co/EWCTdSpOJe
Retweeted by EJ DionneListening this morning to Claude Bolling’s “Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio” with the extraordinary @YoYo_Ma —… https://t.co/wIbe3xQ0Sx
5/24
2020
Average Biden Lead in National Polls by Month https://t.co/crKky70fyj
Retweeted by EJ DionneTo our Muslim community in Lexington and throughout Kentucky: May God richly bless you as Ramadan comes to a close.… https://t.co/jDn4XifKej
Retweeted by EJ DionneDear @JHWeissmann, Nothing against the other books, but “Fear Itself” is extraordinary. And Wlliam E. Leuchtenburg… https://t.co/namPHnODdSThese are remarkably strong numbers for Keir Starmer, who has been the leader of the Labour Party in Britain for le… https://t.co/hwtAlo8nzHIt’s a bit asymmetric out there... Biden: Makes silly jokey comment about African-American voters. Media: Hubbub. D… https://t.co/lkPgoXRK51
Retweeted by EJ DionneCongratulations to my friend @IgnatiusPost for the great @FT review of his new thriller: “Ignatius’s skillfully lay… https://t.co/G3gYtS1qi0 @neeratanden Get well soon, Neera! Please take care of yourself.A humane response to #Trump’s religious pandering consistent with our obligations to each other at a moment when so… https://t.co/VzaRIDwbIfRe: #Trump and church reopenings: 1. He says Governors are responsible for the hard stuff but claims he can overrid… https://t.co/Ltv7Rsa5U0Moderate democrats and progressive democrats need to unite to save our country. It’s the only way forward. Listen t… https://t.co/fflDXhLV9U
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5/23
2020
“Catholics w/ influence have a responsibility that comes with public platforms & access to political power. Moral i… https://t.co/QNxof9rMcCBleach. https://t.co/9vx9OKvSfw
Retweeted by EJ DionneLike my friend ⁦@ThePlumLineGS⁩, I’m tired of commentators endowing #Trump with “magical powers.” What Trump is doi… https://t.co/55nWhv1tn4“The state budget crisis is not just a blue-state crisis. It is an every-state crisis.” ⁦@crampell⁩ explains compel… https://t.co/XlPwCPvKHdFrancis Collins has a “scientific humility that allows for other types of valid human knowledge” and a “religious h… https://t.co/csO3PmcIKW
5/22
2020
#Trump knows that accurate, meaningful information is his enemy because his epic mishandling of the covid-19 crisis… https://t.co/UZyvv1rOaa
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Hydroxycloroquine and the politics of distraction. Does the media have the responsibility not to play #Trump's ga… https://t.co/gH0Scx62Cx
Retweeted by EJ DionneThe biggest victim of the invention of “Obamagate” may be (wait for it) Jeff Sessions. Really. @edkilgore explains. https://t.co/iNhZEoNY4s#Trump knows that accurate, meaningful information is his enemy because his epic mishandling of the covid-19 crisis… https://t.co/UZyvv1rOaa#Trump’s tweeted threat against Michigan today not only got the facts wrong. His vote fraud claims were themselves… https://t.co/baEgEKfFxb
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“Given his monstrous narcissism and megalomania, it was only a matter of time until President #Trump began campaign… https://t.co/Cd6APD88WQ"Trump clearly knows that accurate, meaningful information is his enemy...chaos and mystification are his only frie… https://t.co/vm7er1fhGZ
Retweeted by EJ DionneStop trying to distinguish between the signal and the noise emanating from President Trump and his party. The noise… https://t.co/cqHDLEWL5e
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Trump’s tweeted threat against Michigan today not only got the facts wrong. His vote fraud claims were themselves… https://t.co/baEgEKfFxb“Trump clearly knows that accurate information is his enemy. Too many voters whose support he needs have decided th… https://t.co/pC5exEO2K3
Retweeted by EJ Dionne @Dr_CMGreer @StrugIsEternal @AriMelber Appreciate your civil spirit! Thanks! To be clear: I wan’t saying there’s no… https://t.co/BePFzt62vzMSNBC analyst @EJDionne asks: Why is #Trump bashing #Obama right now? https://t.co/6YuIsVsBiD via @amjoyshow
Retweeted by EJ Dionne.@EJDionne: “[C]haos and mystification are [Trump’s] only friends. He wants the electorate and the media to focus o… https://t.co/74zOwfku5q
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5/21
2020
Blocking us from thinking about the mess we’re in: the point of #Trump’s noise. Creating Election Day chaos: the po… https://t.co/sjqL8RvDPNStop trying to distinguish between the signal and the noise emanating from President Trump and his party. The noise… https://t.co/cqHDLEWL5e#Biden is taking a lot of older white male voters from #Trump. An analysis by John Halpin & Rudy Teixeira finds tha… https://t.co/7F3BDjnEso#Trump’s attacks on mail voting are not only authoritarian and anti-democratic. They are also stupid — from his own… https://t.co/OteNzCdG50It’s great that Michigan’s Secretary of State @JocelynBenson tweeted right back at #Trump to tell him that (1.) His… https://t.co/FeBbNNlCA8Once again proving that @SenatorCollins was right when she said the vote from her & other GOP Senators to acquit Tr… https://t.co/Im8mLnhBM8
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“The economy can't regain much momentum without the participation of big Democratic-leaning metropolitan areas, whe… https://t.co/JiF1RvHC9n#Trump is a “pathetic wannabe autocrat” who “just said the corrupt part out loud.” You’ll want to read this one fr… https://t.co/oXZEs5M8SYBY-THE-BOOK-GATE!
Retweeted by EJ DionneCoronavirus and the 2020 Elections A great discussion tonight with @ejdionne @hookjan @ronbrownstein. Thanks… https://t.co/QGSMMwzjcT
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5/20
2020
So looking forward to joining my great colleagues ⁦@hookjan⁩, ⁦@ktumulty⁩ and ⁦@RonBrownstein⁩ for an online ⁦… https://t.co/lINCkbVFzL
Retweeted by EJ Dionne.@Alyssa_Milano: “Where are the grownups in the room?” @EJDionne: “Where are the grownups in the Republican Party?… https://t.co/eZpldw2TCe
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“Smear campaigns will presumably always be with us, to one degree or another. But the brazenness with which #Trumphttps://t.co/ucuYO9b4xy#Trump’s view of the world: “Everything, always, must be evaluated through the prism of whether it is sufficiently… https://t.co/TBs3VWLraaGrading the electoral college: C for chaos - The Washington Post ⁦@EJDionne⁩ https://t.co/DvK6OaHFy1
Retweeted by EJ DionneSo looking forward to joining my great colleagues ⁦@hookjan⁩, ⁦@ktumulty⁩ and ⁦@RonBrownstein⁩ for an online ⁦… https://t.co/lINCkbVFzL“When it comes to the coronavirus, willingness to ignore public health authorities isn’t a sign of flinty working-c… https://t.co/thL1swUJOB#Trump’s attacks on Inspectors General is part of “a concerted and disturbingly successful effort to dismantle the… https://t.co/uPonEmezJB“The media is helping #Trump turn the bogus ‘Obamagate’ into the 2020 version of Clinton’s emails.” @sulliview war… https://t.co/56C3LwRDtz
5/19
2020
Friends, this week’s episode is so important. Democrats can do amazing things-if progressives and moderates unite.… https://t.co/SzVBSQJi7r
Retweeted by EJ DionneReupping this just because I so enjoyed discussing my book “Code Red” with @Alyssa_Milano on her @sorrynotsorry pod… https://t.co/qv3ACKFGluA dangerous virus lurks in our republican democracy—the Electoral College. The Supreme Court was flummoxed by an “u… https://t.co/azwyVBlkRF
Retweeted by EJ DionneGood God. I just went to https://t.co/sdlc2ekIxa checking on status of disinfectant wipes, and when you visit the s… https://t.co/wHm5nQ0aBI
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5/18
2020

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